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CDCROP: Bitstamp (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Registers in France
The exchange joins Binance, Bitpanda and Société Générale in securing recognition from one of the most sophisticated regimes in the EU.
CDCROP: Bitstamp (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Bank Of England Launch Private Finance Agenda For COP26
Italy Setting Up Crypto Environment That Meets EU's New Laws, Central Bank Governor Says
Even though surveys show only about 2% of households own crypto, regulators are bracing for the EU's Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) rules for service providers.
Bank Of England Launch Private Finance Agenda For COP26

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UK Crypto Rules Set a Modest Post-Brexit Divergence From the European Union
The industry is keenly watching divergences from Brussels in areas like stablecoins, lending and bitcoin disclosures.
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Banks Will Dominate Stablecoins, and 2 Other Predictions About the Future of Money
Crypto, rather than "blowing up" traditional finance, is making the existing system more efficient.
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What Crypto Legislation Could Look Like for the US, UK and Europe
Several regulatory initiatives are underway to expand oversight of this nascent industry, the former head of fintech at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority writes.
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MiCA at the Door: How European Crypto Firms Are Getting Ready for Sweeping Legislation
Adapting how crypto exchanges operate under the new regulation won’t be easy, but it might make it easier for them to get bank accounts in Europe.
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Regulators and crypto CEOs spoke on a panel at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting on Thursday. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
At Davos, Dutch Central Bank Chief Takes Aim at Jurisdictions That Attract Bad Crypto Actors
Klaas Knot called the appealing localities with lax restrictions "sunny places for shady people." He was part of the only mainstage panel focused explicitly on crypto at this year’s World Economic Forum.
Regulators and crypto CEOs spoke on a panel at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting on Thursday. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness discussed crypto at the World Economic Form's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
‘No Point’ to European Union's Crypto Rules Unless World Follows Suit, Official Says
FTX's collapse may have added fuel for those seeking stricter crypto rules, but even the good guys may get it wrong, Mairead McGuinness told CoinDesk.
European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness discussed crypto at the World Economic Form's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: European Union Flag cracking (Pixabay)
European Union Postpones MiCA Vote to April
The holdup comes because of issues in translating the text into 24 different languages.
CDCROP: European Union Flag cracking (Pixabay)

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French Central Bank Head Wants Crypto Licensing Ahead of MiCA Standards: Bloomberg
The current turmoil in the crypto markets shows the need for such requirements as soon as possible, the banking chief said.
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